- AR Level4.5
- AR Quiz Number53782
- AR Quiz Points5
- AuthorPatricia Reilly Giff
- Page Count176
- PublisherRandom House Children's Books
- Year Published2003
- Grade Level3 - 7
- Type of BookFiction
- SubjectGeneral fiction (Children's/YA)
Personal & social issues: self-awareness & self-esteem (Children's/YA)
Personal & social issues: disability & special needs (Children's/YA)
General fiction (Children's/YA)
In 1941, circumstances bring together Brick, a boy from New York's apple country, and Mariel, a young girl made shy by her bout with polio, and the two make a journey from Brooklyn back to help Brick's elderly neighbors save their apple crop and to help Mariel learn about her past.
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